Job Description :
Barrister Global Services Network Inc. is currently looking for a motivated, highly detailed, organized and outgoing individual to support one of our major nationwide clients. The successful applicant should be able to quickly adapt their knowledge to the current IT environment and be able to enhance the current systems in place. They should also possess excellent verbal and written communication skills so as to be understood by technical and non-technical personnel.

Job description:

The Netezza Database is responsible for the design, development, installation and performance of our Netezza appliances. The successful candidate will be part of a team that will take care of all appliance support, monitoring, performance, and documentation of all Netezza databases.
Data management tasks including: User/Group/Permissions maintenance; Work Load Management;Database/Schema/Table design and maintenance; monitoring and performance; installs and upgrades of all related appliance software; collaboration with the support team . The DBA will work with project teams and collaborate with the Database Team to deliver successful implementations. We are looking for a self-starter with a positive attitude that has problem solving skills and self-initiative. In this position you will be responsible for managing and supporting high performance, highly available and mission critical database platforms along with DR platforms. You will support primarily Netezza appliance environment that will include configuration, administration and maintenance of business-critical 24x7 non-production and production environments.

Essential Functions:

Perform database performance analysis, capacity planning, system sizing and ongoing maintenance/tuning to ensure maximum performance on Netezza systems
Create, test, implement and monitor an automated set of procedures for database and server backups as well as necessary maintenance procedures including performing backup and restore activities.
Assist development teams with planning and implementing database changes and query optimization.
Manage and support high performance, highly available and mission critical database platforms along with DR platforms .
Support QA and DEV environments with refresh tasks.
Perform code reviews to ensure quality standards.
Use the NzAdmin/NZMigrate tool for typical administrative tasks which include genstats, groom.
Review and Patch of Netezza including OS and Server firmware.
Manage hardware/software failures, appliance upgrades and install patches.
Weekend support as needed.

Requirements :
Bachelor''s degree, preferably in Computer Science/Technology or Engineering, or equivalent relevant work experience.
At least a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Netezza.
Extensive experience with different backup/restore and disaster recovery solutions.
Expert level experience in administering large databases in mission critical environment.
Must have Netezza Hardware and Network component knowledge.
Ability to develop and define administrative and operational standard practices using Netezza utilities (Groom,Distribution, statistics, Zone Maps
Solid experience in Netezza system configuration and setup with its utilities and tool sets.
Strong knowledge and experience with computer hardware including Servers, Network, SAN technologies, I/Osubsystems.

Position: Netezza Database Developer
Position Title: Developer III
Requires Travel: No
Hire by Date: ASAP
Position is (a): New
Job Category: Developers